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Google defends policy to abandon security fixes on Android versions older than KitKat

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Is Android finally too fragmented to keep supporting earlier WebKit builds?
26 Jan 2015

Samsung to buy BlackBerry – report [update]

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BlackBerry shares leap on rumour of buyout
14 Jan 2015

Hillarys looks to recruit and train graduates as IT skills squeeze tightens

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£125m UK manufacturer of blinds and shutters looks for creative ways to overcome the IT skills shortage
09 Jan 2015

Moonpig customers' personal details exposed in “simple API flaw” in Android mobile app

“There's no authentication at all,” blast security specialists as Moonpig takes down its mobile apps
06 Jan 2015

If you've been hacked, and nothing else is secure, you need an, err, old BlackBerry

Sony Pictures unlocks a stash of old BlackBerrys for secure communications after Guardians of Peace hack
05 Jan 2015

'I'm unable to make an enterprise case for iPhone' says charity CIO

Combat Stress CIO Richard Burley tells Computing why he chose Android over Apple
05 Jan 2015

NotCompatible Android malware a 'risk that should not be ignored' says Lookout

The latest evolution has 'set new bar for mobile sophistication and operational complexity' say experts
24 Nov 2014

BlackBerry-Samsung MDM security partnership is ‘positive for enterprise’

Deal means Samsung benefits from BlackBerry’s security reputation, while BlackBerry can move away from its ‘practically over’ hardware business
19 Nov 2014

Microsoft and Dropbox to offer Dropbox integration with Office365 – starting with Apple iOS and Android, not Windows Phone

Deal represents shift at Microsoft to provide more integration with third-party cloud services
05 Nov 2014

West Yorkshire Police to equip 7,000 officers with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphones

Deployment of mobile devices across the force designed to let police spend more time on the front line
03 Nov 2014

Here's why Microsoft's VP of operating systems Joe Belfiore thinks CIOs should buy into Windows Phone

'App gap' is closing, says Windows 10 chief
31 Oct 2014

Android creator Andy Rubin leaves Google, switching robotics for startups

Mobile platform talent Andy Rubin leaves to focus on helping other technology startups
31 Oct 2014

How the use of real-time data on iPads could change the face of women's tennis

New WTA rule that comes into effect in 2015 allows coaches to give their players tips on-court using real-time data provided by SAP
24 Oct 2014

Why Apple and Samsung could be heading for a fall along with the smartphone market that made them

The smartphone market is looking increasingly unsustainable as icons of the industry - such as Nokia, BlackBerry and Motorola - tumble, and even established giants, such as Samsung, start to struggle
23 Oct 2014

Choosing Google: An interview with United Biscuits' CIO Clifford Burroughs

United Biscuits CIO Clifford Burroughs on why the global company has become one of Google's biggest enterprise customers
16 Oct 2014

Google announces Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’ rollout plans

Nice new devices, but nothing smartphone-sized from the Nexus series
16 Oct 2014

Gmail can be hacked with 92 per cent success rate, says University of California

Hotels.com, Amazon, Chasebank apps all also at high risk according to research
26 Aug 2014

Bad news for Android, good news for BlackBerry: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

NHS IT, getting your own back on hackers, Linux cold feet and Windows 9 - it's all here folks
22 Aug 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

Android smartphone and tablet Wi-Fi 'not great' for enterprise use

'Android needs someone to fix its Wi-Fi,' Jagex head of IT Barry Zubel tells Computing
19 Aug 2014

Whatever happened to the 'desktop smartphone'?

From ambitious crowdfunder to barely a whispered memory, the Ubuntu Edge didn't lead the pack in the way many had hoped. But just what is the status of the converged, desktop-capable smartphone?
13 Aug 2014

Backbytes: Unhackable Blackphone, err, hacked

$829 'secure' smartphone rooted in five-minutes flat at DefCon security conference
12 Aug 2014

Apple and Samsung settle patent dispute – outside the US

Smartphone giants agree to withdraw all legal cases outside the US
06 Aug 2014

Apple iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays to be launched on 9 September

Invitations have gone out for a major Apple 'event' on 9 September – with iPhone 6 and iWatch expected to be unveiled
06 Aug 2014